Monthly Archives: July 2014

You’ve Got Questions; We’ve Got Answers

Brunswick’s African American History This week I’m answering two questions I’m asked whenever I share Brunswick’s 18th and 19th century African American history. How did African Americans get to Brunswick? The first African Americans who arrived in Brunswick in the 1700s … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Patriot

Luke Nickerson (1743-1829) married Hagar Cousins in Harpswell, Maine, in 1772. Three years later, the colonies were in an uproar, declaring civil war against England. On January 15, 1777, Nickerson enlisted in Reed’s Company, one of six men from Harpswell … Continue reading

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